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Reminder Second Basketball Meeting Link

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This meeting will focus on rule changes and points of emphasis for the 20-21 season.

Monday November 30 from 6:30pm-7:30pm
Please share this information with anyone interested in officiating basketball.
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83907108088

We have it set up so you won’t need a passcode. Just click the link if joining by computer audio or use any of the phone numbers below if you need to.

Dial by your location

+1 929 205 6099 US (New York)

+1 301 715 8592 US (Washington D.C)

+1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)

Meeting ID: 839 0710 8088

Hope to you can join us Monday!
Thank you more than ever this year for your patience, dedication

Save the Dates and Important Updates

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We don’t yet know when the pause will be lifted in Michigan. Right now we’ll plan for basketball starting back up after December 8th as scheduled. To help prepare for that we will schedule two upcoming virtual Zoom meetings. Dates & times are below with Zoom links to follow shortly.


Monday November 30 from 6:30pm-7:30pm

(Review New Rules & Discuss Points of Emphasis)

Monday December 7 from 6:30pm-7:45pm

(Review Exam for Postseason Consideration)

Please read the important note below about due dates!
MHSAA indicates that due dates for the items below will likely not change with the exception of submitting your season schedules. Take the opportunity of the delayed start to the season to go through the items below and address them as needed.

Member in Good Standing (Submit Form & Payment Before Thanksgiving)
To be a Member in Good Standing (MIGS) with an Approved Association, officials must be up to date on association dues and attend 50% of the association meetings. This is not new this year, but has been stressed by the MHSAA. Since we will not be meeting in person, you may fill out a registration form by clicking on the following link and mailing it and payment to:
http://metrodetroitathleticofficials.com/?page_id=40

Metro Detroit Athletic Officials

11204 Hickory Grove Ct.South Lyon, Michigan 48178

You can check your MIGS status at the link below. Please note that MIGS status for basketball season has not yet been fully updated for our membership, but will be done so soon.
https://www.mhsaa.com/My-MHSAA/Official-Services/Member-in-Good-Standing

Rules Meeting (Due Thursday 12/10/20)
Please log onto the MHSAA Officials Services page to complete the required rules meeting(s).
https://www.mhsaa.com/My-MHSAA/Official-Services/Rules-Meetings

Submit a Season Schedule(s) (Due Tuesday 12/1/20 – May Be Extended)
If you work both boys and girls basketball, you will need to submit TWO different schedules. Don’t forget to select which Zone you primarily work in. For almost all of us, it will be Zone 3.
https://www.mhsaa.com/My-MHSAA/Official-Services/Schedule

Basketball Officials Exam (Due Thursday 12/10/20)
Please remember to log into the MHSAA Officials Services page under Exams to complete it. It’s available to complete now. Once you start it though, you must finish it. We recommend reviewing a pdf copy first and/or waiting until our exam review meeting on December 7th.
https://www.mhsaa.com/Portals/0/documents/officials/basketball/bb%20exam.pdf

Availability and Conflicts (Due Thursday 12/10/20)
List any dates you cannot officiate in the post-season and/or any school(s) that you have a conflict of interest with.
https://www.mhsaa.com/My-MHSAA/Official-Services/Availability-and-Conflicts

Thank you

Tip Off Basketball Meeting Link

Monday November 9 from 6:30pm-7:30pm
Please share this information with anyone interested in officiating basketball.

Click the link below AND enter the passcode 010364

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86431889972?pwd=NngvdzdEU1BHb1ltV0d0MkRDYTgvZz09

If you need to dial by phone, please use any of the numbers below.
One tap mobile

+13126266799,,86431889972#,,,,,,0#,,010364# US (Chicago)

+19292056099,,86431889972#,,,,,,0#,,010364# US (New York)

Dial by your location:

+1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)

+1 929 205 6099 US (New York) 

+1 301 715 8592 US (Washington D.C)

+1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)

+1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)

+1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)

Passcode: 010364

Meeting ID: 864 3188 9972

Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/keAdXjVGkf

Please email Shane Bies shanebies@hotmail.com or metrodetroitathleticofficials@gmail.com for assistance.

Hope to you can join us Monday!
Thank you more than ever this year for your patience, dedication
Metro Detroit Athletic Officialswww.metrodetroitathleticofficials.com

Football Quizzes & Answers


One of our football trainers, Jack Morris, dedicated a lot of time and knowledge to creating football quizzes this year to test and sharpen our rules knowledge. This is especially important in preparation for the quickly approaching postseason. All of them are now posted with answers (links below):

Quiz #1

http://metrodetroitathleticofficials.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/MDAO-2020-PRESEASON-QUIZ-1.pdf

Quiz #2 & Answers #1

http://metrodetroitathleticofficials.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/MDAO-2020-Preseason-Footall-Quiz-2-Quiz-1-Answers.pdf

Quiz #3 & Answers #2

http://metrodetroitathleticofficials.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/MDAO-2020-Preseason-Footall-Quiz-3-Quiz-2-Answers.pdf

Quiz #4 & Answers #3

http://metrodetroitathleticofficials.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/MDAO-2020-Football-Quize-4-and-Quiz-3-Answers.pdf

Answers #4

http://metrodetroitathleticofficials.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/MDAO-2020-Football-Quiz-4-Answers.pdf

Thank you

Second Week Football Meeting Monday

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Weekly football review will be discussed Monday September 28 from 6:30pm-7:30pm.

You should have received a meeting invite with the link directly from Bob Foss bob@detroit2auto.com today Friday 9/25/20. Please check your junk mail folder.

If it is not in your junk folder and you did not receive the invite/link, please email Bob or metrodetroitathleticofficials@gmail.com for assistance.

Hope to have you join on Monday and good luck to everyone officiating tonight!

NEW Football Season Reminders

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The MHSAA has posted it’s first football bulletin of the season. You can access it by going to www.mhsaa.com then clicking on Officials, then Sports-Specific Content and then Football. Or you can click on the link below:

2020 Football Bulletin No. 1

https://www.mhsaa.com/portals/0/Documents/Officials/football/fbcovid.pdf

Officials Considerations for COVID-19 Football Guidelines (9/11/20)

https://www.mhsaa.com/portals/0/Documents/Officials/football/fbcovid.pdf

Officials Program Facial Coverings and Contest Officials (9/15/20)

https://www.mhsaa.com/portals/0/Documents/Officials/officials%20face%20coverings.pdf

Don’t forget to review the Tournament Eligibility Checklist!

https://www.mhsaa.com/portals/0/Documents/Officials/postseason%20checklist.pdf

Good luck this season everyone!

Virtual Football Preseason Monday Meeting Link

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Thank you to those officials who participated in Friday’s preseason virtual meeting. If you did not have a chance to join on Friday, here is a link to the recording.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sqWDtAIawA0

Monday (9/14) 7:00pm – Football Season Points of Emphasis, Rule Changes & Some Test Questions
The website for the meeting is below. Please click on the link or copy and paste the address into your browser: meet.google.com/kom-esbt-eky

If you cannot join us, each session will be recorded and shared later. We encourage you to join us Monday to ask questions if you need to and to get credit for a meeting attendance.

The due date for the information below is September 17th with the MHSAA. There are no exceptions!

The traditional rules portion of the meeting must be completed through the MHSAA website this year. Please log onto the MHSAA Officials Services page to complete the required rules meeting(s):
https://www.mhsaa.com/My-MHSAA/Official-Services/Rules-Meetings

Below is a link for the MHSAA 2020 Football Officials Exam. Please remember to log into the MHSAA Officials Services page under Exams to complete it:
https://www.mhsaa.com/portals/0/documents/officials/football/fb%20exam.pdf

Submit an individual regular season schedule and crew consideration form:
Individual Schedule:https://www.mhsaa.com/My-MHSAA/Official-Services/Schedule

Crew Form (Coordinate with your crew chief): https://www.mhsaa.com/portals/0/Documents/Officials/football/fbcrew.pdf

To be a “Member in Good Standing” with an Approved Association, officials must be up to date on association dues and attend 50% of the association meetings. This is not new this year, but was stressed at a recent MHSAA Leadership meeting. Since we will not be meeting in person, you may fill out a registration form by clicking on the following link and mailing it and payment to:
http://metrodetroitathleticofficials.com/?page_id=40

Metro Detroit Athletic Officials

11204 Hickory Grove Ct.South Lyon, Michigan 48178

2020 Football Preseason Meeting Updates

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Football is resuming and we have updates for you! There is a lot of information, so be sure to read through all of it.

We will have two virtual meetings (links to follow soon) on the following dates and times:

Friday (9/11) 7:00pm – COVID-19 Mechanics Discussions

Monday (9/14) 7:00pm – Football Season Points of Emphasis and Rule Changes

We will record these and make them available to the membership. However, we encourage you to log in for the live presentation so you may ask questions as necessary. We may have an in-person option for a meeting. Please stayed tuned.

Because of this, we will not be able to host officiating gear vendors. Please take the time now to check your gear and order online anything you might now to prepare for the rapidly approaching season.

Correct Call Officiating
https://www.ccofficiating.com/
Purchase Officials
https://purchaseofficials.com/

Below is a link for the 2020 MHSAA Return to Play Guidelines (UPDATED):
https://www.mhsaa.com/portals/0/Documents/AD%20Forms/PACKET%20FB.pdf

The due date for the following is to be determined, but will need to be completed.Work on them now!

The traditional rules portion of the meeting must be completed through the MHSAA website this year. Please log onto the MHSAA Officials Services page to complete the required rules meeting(s):
https://www.mhsaa.com/My-MHSAA/Official-Services/Rules-Meetings

Below is a link for the MHSAA 2020 Football Officials Exam. Please remember to log into the MHSAA Officials Services page under Exams to complete it:
https://www.mhsaa.com/portals/0/documents/officials/football/fb%20exam.pdf

Submit an individual regular season schedule and crew consideration form:
Individual Schedule:

https://www.mhsaa.com/My-MHSAA/Official-Services/Schedule

Crew Form (Coordinate with your crew chief):

https://www.mhsaa.com/portals/0/Documents/Officials/football/fbcrew.pdf

To be a “Member in Good Standing” with an Approved Association, officials must be up to date on association dues and attend 50% of the association meetings. This is not new this year, but was stressed at a recent MHSAA Leadership meeting. Since we will not be meeting in person, you may fill out a registration form by clicking on the following link and mailing it and payment to:
http://metrodetroitathleticofficials.com/?page_id=40

Metro Detroit Athletic Officials

11204 Hickory Grove Ct.South Lyon, Michigan 48178

Thank you more than ever this year for your patience, dedication